NYC Expanding ‘Fair Fares’ Program, Letting More Low-Income Residents Get Discounted MetroCardsThose living at or below the federal poverty line can apply online during the open enrollment period that starts on Jan. 27.
After Delay, NYC Fair Fares Discount MetroCard Program Now ReadyThe city officially rolled out its Fair Fares discount Metrocard program, a few days later than original projected.
City Leaders Press De Blasio For Details On 'Fair Fares' ProgramThe program was supposed to start on New Year’s Day, providing half-price MetroCards to low-income New Yorkers.
De Blasio Defends Slow Rollout Of Half-Price MetroCardsLast summer the mayor announced they could apply for the discounted rate starting January 1st. With the start of the new year, the new system has not yet been unveiled.